MPR News Update
Phil Picardi and MPR News bring you stories from around the state that are making news today.
The Political Junkie
A weekly conversation on politics with Ken Rudin, from MPR News
Each weekday Policast brings you highlights of Minnesota Public Radio's award-winning political coverage, hosted by political editor Mike Mulcahy.
The Daily Circuit
Every weekday host Kerri Miller welcomes guests and audience members for lively, in-depth discussions of news events, issues, the arts and more.
Each week three people from the Minnesota arts community talk about a performance, opening, or event they're excited to see or want others to check out.
MPR News' Movie Maven Stephanie Curtis and MPR News' arts reporter and Euan Kerr share a cube wall, and a passion for movies. Each week, they take a break from their day jobs to talk movies.
MPR meteorologist Paul Huttner joins The Daily Circuit to talk about the latest research on our changing climate and the consequences we're seeing here in Minnesota and worldwide.
Each week, three informed and opinionated guests are invited to join Kerri Miller at the MPR News studios for a free-flowing exchange of ideas and observations.
A daily podcast featuring thoughtful talk about issues that are important to Minnesota.
The Current Song of the Day
Music lovers from 89.3 The Current comb through mountains of music to choose the best new, independent, and unreleased songs to share with you each weekday.
Hosts from The Current gather each week to share opinions about CDs that have recently caught their ear.
New Classical Tracks™
Host Julie Amacher provides an in-depth exploration of a new classical music release each week.
Host Emily Reese takes an in-depth listen to video game music and talks with the people who make it.
More American Public Media podcasts
The Dinner Party Download™
The Dinner Party Download is a fast and funny "booster shot" of news and culture designed to help you dazzle friends and family at this weekend's dinner party.
Marketplace: After the Bell
"After the Bell" keeps you up to date with what you need to know from a week's worth of business, economics and personal finance.
The Writer's Almanac®
The Writer's Almanac features Garrison Keillor recounting the highlights of this day in history and reading a short poem or two.
ARCHIVE: Grammar Grater®
A weekly podcast about English words, grammar and usage for the Information Age.
More public radio podcasts
American Public Media Podcasts
MPR's national production arm offers the latest news and features from some of public radio's most popular programs including A Prairie Home Companion, Marketplace, Future Tense, The Splendid Table, Weekend America, and The Writer's Almanac.
National Public Radio Podcast Directory
Browse a topical list of more than 300 podcasts that come from NPR, independent producers, and stations around the country.
Podcasts allow you to obtain daily or weekly downloads of MP3 audio files on a subscription basis; new episodes are downloaded to your computer automatically. Unlike our archived audio files, you can transfer your podcast episodes to a portable player. For more background on podcasting, check out the podcast Wikipedia entry
How to get podcasts
To subscribe to a podcast, you first need software to detect and download the audio, such as iTunes or iPodder (a list of podcast software is provided below). Each podcast provides a URL (e.g. http://weekendamerica.publicradio.org
to tell the software where to get the new audio content. All podcast software includes a field where you paste the URL of the podcast and a Subscribe button or other way to indicate you want to automatically download new content.
How to obtain help
Because there is a variety of podcast software options and ways to subscribe, we regret that we can't provide assistance to individual users. Many of the podcast software providers above offer information and support. If you think you have a problem with a Minnesota Public Radio podcast itself, please contact MPR's Member Services Team